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" May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing... "
The Yale Literary Magazine - Page 173
1854
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Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Blair Hoxby - 2008 - 336 pages
...education and the censorship of manners. But the title also recalls Paul's sermon at Areopagus, where "all the Athenians, and strangers which were there,...in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing." When Paul finished, some men mocked him, others wished to hear him speak on another occasion,...
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In The Steps Of St. Paul

H.v. Morton, v Morton - 2008 - 528 pages
...thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else, but to tell, or hear some new thing.)" How true is this description in Acts oi the curiosity and mental...
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A Serrated Edge: A Brief Defense of Biblical Satire and Trinitarian Skylarking

Douglas Wilson - 2003 - 121 pages
...Luke delivers a jab at the philosophy department at the University of Athens. All the learned johnnies there "spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing" (Acts 17:21). On another occasion, Luke reports in a very dry manner about how Sosthenes...
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Exploring the Pastoral Epistles: An Expository Commentary

John Phillips - 2003 - 464 pages
...we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is?" Luke commented that those philosophers "spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing." Their insincerity was exposed when a little later they mocked at Paul. Anyone who has been...
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The Joshua Generation

Tex Ford - 2003 - 148 pages
...The Apostle Paul, faced with preaching the gospel to the Athenians, was conscious that the Athenians "spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some ngw thing (emphasis is mine)." This is recorded in chapter 17 of the book of Acts. Like the Athenians,...
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Father Lord God Almighty Jesus Now: A Son Has Become a Father, a Son Has ...

Damon Greenidge - 2003 - 212 pages
...father; he is our God and Father. Those Epicureans, and Stoicks who were Athenians, and as the Bible says "spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing," again, they knew Paul spoke of more than one god, but was praising the God, Father Lord...
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Exploring the Epistles of John: An Expository Commentary

John Phillips - 2003 - 233 pages
...be endearing. After all, it was the worldly-wise, sophisticated Greek philosophers on Mar's Hill who "spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing" (Acts 17:21). Well, Paul had something new and notable to tell them, and they laughed him...
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Jailhouse Religion

Ronald Shultz - 2004 - 332 pages
...crowd! Bawk, same old crowd!" Does your church have the same kind of crowd? Let's see. Acts 17:21 (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.) (KJV) Some folks pick their churches and bars for the babble or blab. They are going to...
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Repossessing the Land

Richard J. Hewitt - 2004 - 276 pages
...like the Athenians Paul encountered on one of his missionary journeys and described in Acts 17: "{For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.)" (v.21) Paul called them "too superstitious." Many today would likely commend them for...
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Music and the Muses: The Culture of 'mousikē' in the Classical Athenian City

Penelope Murray, Peter Wilson, Professor Peter Wilson - 2004 - 438 pages
...of ordinary citizens must rank among Athens' most extraordinary qualities. The outlook endured. 'For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...in nothing else but either to tell, or to hear some new thing' (Acts of the Apostles 17:21l. At the same time, the demos's intellectual acuity was sometimes...
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